Aquapocalypse and chloroform

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 20 00:34:30 UTC 2010

...and as far as "aquapocalypse" goes, somehow it conjures up an
image of flood waters covering the Acropolis; not exactly what the
Greeks don't need at this point.


At 4:15 PM -0700 5/19/10, Norm Jensen wrote:
>Perhaps they meant "coliform bacteria." Just thinking about chloroform
>bacteria makes me sleepy.
>On 5/19/2010 3:41 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
>>       "On Sunday May 2, a water pipe along Medford Street tested
>>positive for chloroform bacteria at two times during the day ...
>>."  [Perhaps the chloroform bacteria arose from the extra chloroform
>>the MWRA added to its backup water supplies to increase consumer protection.]
>>The American Dialect Society -
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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